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Usage of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in adolescence: what is the evidence so far?

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Michala, Lina
Published in Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2017, vol. 295, no. 3, p. 529-541
Abstract The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is an effective method of contraception, while also providing various non-contraceptive benefits. Although targeted primarily to adults, there is increasing experience in its use in adolescence. The aim of this review is to assess the available information on LNG-IUS usage in adolescence.
Keywords AdolescentContraceptionContraceptive AgentsFemale/administration & dosageFemaleHumansIntrauterine DevicesMedicated/adverse effectsLevonorgestrel/administration & dosage/adverse effectsPregnancy
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PMID: 27928678
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PATSEADOU, Magdalini, MICHALA, Lina. Usage of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in adolescence: what is the evidence so far?. In: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2017, vol. 295, n° 3, p. 529-541. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:116541

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